Seahouses RNLI's inshore lifeboat called to person cut off by tide
At 10.16am on Saturday (8 May), the UK Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses RNLI's inshore lifeboat to assist a person reported cut off at Blacklaw, south of Holy Island.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.